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Monday, May 16, 2011
Smith Island Skiff - Mack's progress at CBMM
The roller for crabbing nearly finished
The mount for the roller and for the controls have been added
John cleans up after getting another coat of paint on the cabin
The cabin's lines look better with each tweak of the original design
Mack and his dad, John share the roll & tip chores to add another coat to the skiff
More memories being made at CBMM. It may seem like work, but the years of enjoyment will be more than worth the effort.
Sam sealed all these floorboards as Doc & Dan made them. Now they're ready for paint.
Picture yourself looking over the bow in the Smith Island Skiff